Pharmacy Technician  
Central Health Newfoundland
Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
5d ago

Definition of work : The Pharmacy Technician is responsible for the technical tasks of the pharmacy operations. Duties include dispensing pharmaceuticals, re-

stocking nursing units, filling prescriptions, delivering narcotics, preparation of IV solutions, ordering from pharmaceutical companies, compounding, record keeping and other assigned duties.

Computer skills are required to perform most duties. The Pharmacy Technician position will be advanced to also perform OH&S duties related to the new hazardous drugs standards.

The successful candidate will be committed to safety and partner with all team members to improve worker and patient safety by integrating safety into work practices, identifying risks, and implementing improvements.


Light to Medium : Occasional lifting or carrying items weighing up to 50 lbs.; frequently handling items 20 lbs. or less.

Work in this position requires a significant amount of walking and the use of light whole body push / pull force. Weekend work may be required.

Required qualifications :

  • Graduation from High School with a diploma recognized by the Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.
  • Graduation from a recognized and accredited Pharmacy Technician Program or successfully completed the Pharmacy Technician Bridging Program.
  • Current registration with the Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board.
  • Demonstrated experience with unit dose, computerized top-up programs and Meditech Computer Systems.
  • Demonstrated Keyboarding skills and computer experience.
  • Demonstrated high level of alertness and concentration when performing tasks.
  • Demonstrated effective time management skills and ability to prioritize.
  • A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required for this position.
  • A satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local police authority.
  • Hours of work : Call as needed (Shift and On-Call work may be required)

    Salary : CG-29 ($24.52-$27.23)

    Competition number : P-2018000579-JPM

    Closing date : Opened Until Filled

    Central Health is an equal opportunity employer.

    We thank all candidates however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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